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vancomycin intravenous

Side Effects

List vancomycin intravenous side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with vancomycin intravenous:

Common side effects of vancomycin intravenous:

Infrequent side effects of vancomycin intravenous:

  • Kidney DamageSevere

Rare side effects of vancomycin intravenous:

  • Allergic Reaction causing Inflammation of Blood VesselsSevere
  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Deficiency of Granulocytes a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpSevere
  • Fever caused by Administration of a DrugSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Ringing in the EarsSevere
  • Skin Rash with SloughingSevere
  • Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
  • Toxicity to Organs of HearingSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinLess Severe
  • ChillsLess Severe
  • DiarrheaLess Severe
  • Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe
  • RashLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe

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